HyperDic: anaesthetic_agent

English > 1 sense of the expression anaesthetic agent:
NOUNartifactanaesthetic agent, anesthetic, anaesthetic, anesthetic agenta drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
English > anaesthetic agent: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations.
Synonymsanesthetic, anaesthetic, anesthetic agent
Narrowergeneral anesthetic, general anaestheticAn anesthetic that anesthetizes the entire body and causes loss of consciousness
intravenous anestheticAn anesthetic that produces anesthesia when injected into the circulatory system
local anesthetic, local anaesthetic, local, topical anesthetic, topical anaestheticanesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
spinal anesthetic, spinal anaestheticAn anesthetic that is injected into the spine
BroaderdrugA substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
Spanishanestesia, anestésico

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